During the Civil War, the Bowie knife was popular with Confederate soldiers, whose arms generally
Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 12/31/2010
This gold-mounted, engraved Henry rifle was presented to Abraham Lincoln in an effort to obtain his influence in their purchase for the war effort. This rifle was awarded the National Rifle Association Collectors Society Gold Medal as an outstanding historical firearm.